BIOS

Stan Cross
President/Friends of Stan and Joan Cross Park
Retired school principal/school administrator
Retired Washington State Fair Education Superintendent
US Army Veteran
Member & Foundation Officer/Kiwanis
Church trustee
Lifetime of service on local, county & state committees

Curt Patterson
Vice President/FSJCP
Retired US Army
Superintendent of construction
Building Inspector & Pans Examiner/ Pierce County
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Board member/ Land Use Advisory Council

Rosangel Gomez
Treasurer/Friends of Stan and Joan Cross Park
Accountant/ D& R Accounting/Owner
Treasurer/ NW Cheer & Dance Boosters
Volunteer booking services/St. Mary’s Traditional Roman Catholic Church
Volunteer concession worker/Showare, Emerald Downs, Centurylink, Safeco,
White River, the Gorge, as well as preparing meals for student athletes.

Carolyn Benum
Secretary/FSJCP
Teachers Assistant, Counseling Career Office Assistant/Midland Elementary, Ford Junior High & Franklin Pierce High School
Permit Technician & Supervisor/26 year Pierce County Permit Center
Charter member/723 Networking Group
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council

Laverne Barros
Board Member/FSJCP
Lead Associate & Relationship Banker/ Umpqua Bank
Member, events committee/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Secretary/ Business Connections
Active member in several local networking associations

Bob Benum
Board Member/FSJCP
Retired/35 years owned construction company residential buildings & light commercial
Member/Graham Land Use Advisory Board
Charter member/723 Networking Group
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Member/ Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council

Joan Cross
Board member/Friends of Stan and Joan Cross Park
Retired teacher
Preschool president
Vice president/Pierce County Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Charter member & past vice president/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Lifetime of service on local, county & state committees

Paul Cusato
Board Member/FSJCP
Retired/sales manufacturing representative
Retired US Navy& Navy Reserve
Navy Groups/NERS, DESA & CHB
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Member/Tacoma Athletic Commission
Member/Christopher Columbus Society
Member/Elks Club

Melinda A Gibelyou
Board Member/FSJCP
Retired/ Accountant US NAF
Volunteer/NCO Wives Club, MWR, events coordinator
Volunteer/Red Cross
Volunteer/ Boy Scouts of America

Desiree Kennedy
Board Member/FSJCP
Development Associate/Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Liason/Northwest Trek Foundation
Park steward/Green Puyallup
Development associate/ Metro Parks
Volunteer Coordinator/City of Kent Parks

Yolanda Markle
Board member/FSJCP
Member/Pierce County Community Coalition
Member/Frederickson Land Use Advisory Commission
Volunteer/GRuB – community food coalition/Olympia
Insurance Agent/ People Helping People
25 years experience – Production/event administrator for theater and the arts, community groups and private associations

John Marshall
Secretary/FSJCP
Retired/City of Tacoma Power – dispatcher
US Navy Veteran
Secretary/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council

Bruce Osborne
Board member & volunteer hours/mileage tabulator/FSJCP
Retired teacher/Puyallup School District
Retired wrestling coach & wrestling official/State Hall of Fame
Education Department/ Washington State Fair
Church volunteer/trustee, teacher, usher & various boards

Pat Patterson
Board member/FSJCP – co-chair “Spaghetti Feed”, WA State Fair Booth/coordinator
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Community Council
Food service/Bethel School District
Head cook/Point of Service
Member/Christian Education Board
Chair/Stonecroft Ministries

Richard Thurston
Board member/FSJCP
Member/Frederickson Clover Creek Council
Member/Frederickson Land Use Advisory Commission
Member/County Surface Water Advisory Board
Member/County Aging and Disabled Advisory Board
Member/Pierce County Medical Reserve Corps
Member/Pierce County Community Coalition